Posts Tagged ‘Julian Barrett’

What the fox doesn’t say

Friday, October 25th, 2013

OK, I don’t mind quotation, reference, homage and what have you. But let’s just point out that the 2013 song “The Fox,” also known as “What Does the Fox Say” by Norwegian comedy outfit Ylvis, pretty obviously owes a debt to the 2003 “Mod Wolves” sequence from UK comedy TV series The Mighty Boosh.

…read more

You know nothing of the crunch

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

“I’ve seen your CV; there’s nothing on it…  You’ve read all the books, but when it comes to the crunch, where are you?”

“The crunch, how dare you speak to me of the crunch? You know nothing of the crunch, you’ve never even been to the crunch.”

Watch whole episode: Nanageddon.

…read more

Nathan Barley

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

The 2005 UK miniseries “Nathan Barley” features an ensemble cast of top British comedians and actors and satirizes what seems to be a thinly disguised Vice magazine or equivalent (here it’s “SugarApe,” sometimes written SugaRape) and hipsters in general. The show is named for the bombastic Nathan Barley, creator of the website trashbat.co.ck.

…read more

Moustaches off, please

Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

Unless you’re Howard Moon, zookeeper in the zooniverse, please take the moustache off. Or grow a beard to match. Movember is over; it’s December now.

Unless you’d like women everywhere to grow body hair all over until January. Thank you. I am near tears over this.

…read more